Hampstead Theatre At Home: Drawing The Line (2020)

04/13/2020 (GB) 2h 15m
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London, 1947. Summoned by the Prime Minister from the Court where he is presiding judge, Cyril Radcliffe is given an unlikely mission. He is to travel to India, a country he has never visited, and, with limited survey information, no expert support and no knowledge of cartography, he is to draw the border which will divide the Indian sub-continent into two new Sovereign Dominions. To make matters even more challenging, he has only six weeks to complete the task. Wholly unsuited to his role, Radcliffe is unprepared for the dangerous whirlpool of political intrigue and passion into which he is plunged – untold consequences may even result from the illicit liaison between the Leader of the Congress Party and the Viceroy’s wife… As he begins to break under the pressure he comes to realise that he holds in his hands the fate of millions of people.

  1. Howard Davies

    Director

  2. Howard Brenton

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. David Annen

    David Annen

    PETHICK LAWRENCE/SARGEANT

  2. Paul Bazely

    Paul Bazely

    JINNAH

  3. Tom Beard

    Tom Beard

    Cyril Radcliffe

  4. Lucy Black

    Lucy Black

    Edwina Mountbatten

  5. Silas Carson

    Silas Carson

    NEHRU

  6. Abigail Cruttenden

    Abigail Cruttenden

    ANTONIA RADCLIFFE

  7. Neil D'Souza

    Neil D'Souza

    MR JUSTICE MEHER/CHAND MAHAJAN/VILLAGER

  8. Tanveer Ghani

    Tanveer Ghani

    GANDHI/ELDER/TEJA SINGH

  9. Andrew Havill

    Andrew Havill

    MOUNTBATTEN

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Original Language English

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